The Self-sufficientish Bible

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Post: #94864 hamster
Wed Apr 09, 2008 8:16 am

Guess what the postman just brought me! :mrgreen: And it's signed, thanks guys!

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Post: #97721 Sky
Mon Apr 21, 2008 10:23 am

Mine arrived today :-)
What a huge book!
I didn't expect it to be so big lol ... it's stuffed full of fabulous tips and info so if we go offline I can always refer back to the book.

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Post: #97731 witch way?
Mon Apr 21, 2008 10:52 am

red wrote:
Eigon wrote:As a second hand bookseller, those comments give me the shivers!
In fiction, at least, removal of the dustwrapper can half the re-sale value of the book. Collectors like to buy old books in as close to the condition when they were new as possible. Even a tatty dustwrapper is better than no dustwrapper at all!


what you are saying is... some people *do* judge books by their covers.

but, my books are not for collecting, they are for using. and when you read (ie use) a book that has a dust sheet, it flaps about and is annoyng.. imo, so it is getting in the way, hindering the very point of the item it is protecting.
anyhow, each to their own


As a child I had a paperback copy of the hobbit which my daughters then read and re-read. Recently my daughter, now married, who'd borrowed it again, replaced it with a new copy because she felt she had worn out my old one. It's just not the same :(
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Post: #97732 witch way?
Mon Apr 21, 2008 10:54 am

Following a thread on Downsizer about where its 'greenest' to by 'The Book' where would you suggest? w.
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Mon Apr 21, 2008 6:43 pm

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Post: #99130 Andy Hamilton
Sun Apr 27, 2008 2:58 pm

anyone, feel free to post a review on the net about our book. There are two pretty good ones on Amazon so far.
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Sun Apr 27, 2008 9:59 pm

Andy Hamilton wrote:anyone, feel free to post a review on the net about our book. There are two pretty good ones on Amazon so far.


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Post: #106229 Ratty
Thu May 29, 2008 3:43 pm

My copy arrived today :mrgreen: Just wish it was a signed one but finances are tight & I used an Amazon voucher.

Not letting myself read it until all my chores are done today (although I've sneaked a look at some bits!).

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Post: #111630 Jared
Wed Jun 25, 2008 11:21 am

The stupid postman keeps trying to deliver mine when nobodys home, even though I keep requesting saturday redeliveries, fingers crossed for this saturday.

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Post: #112274 Andy Hamilton
Fri Jun 27, 2008 10:14 pm

Jared wrote:The stupid postman keeps trying to deliver mine when nobodys home, even though I keep requesting saturday redeliveries, fingers crossed for this saturday.

good luck! You can get it delivered to your nearest post office, then just pick it up there. I think there is a fee though.

Ratty wrote:My copy arrived today :mrgreen: Just wish it was a signed one but finances are tight & I used an Amazon voucher.


Fair enough, I hope it saves you what you spent on it. We wanted it to be cheaper but the publishers had other ideas. Anyway, might have to try and arrange a meet up signing day at some point, in the midlands could have a forage too.
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Post: #112276 Ratty
Fri Jun 27, 2008 10:17 pm

I love my copy and have shown it to anyone who will be interested so I'm definitely spreading the word!

I wanted to suggest a Midlands meet-up as there seems to be a few people on here who are either in Leics, Notts or Derbyshire. I'd be happy to host one in my back garden here in Nottingham and always welcome an opportunity to forage too! :mrgreen:
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Post: #112308 Jared
Sat Jun 28, 2008 11:31 am

Yay, it has arrived, have been reading it half the morning, it is currently converting my housemate to the ish way of thinking. Marvellous stuff.

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Post: #112698 the.fee.fairy
Tue Jul 01, 2008 12:38 am

i love it...

its sitting on my desk at work. I'm doing the 'Greening the Company' the Ish way!

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Post: #112856 Fizzy Izzy
Tue Jul 01, 2008 9:55 pm

Ratty wrote:I wanted to suggest a Midlands meet-up as there seems to be a few people on here who are either in Leics, Notts or Derbyshire. I'd be happy to host one in my back garden here in Nottingham and always welcome an opportunity to forage too! :mrgreen:


I'm in Nottingham! Sounds great! Soon, please, soon!
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Post: #112859 Milims
Tue Jul 01, 2008 11:01 pm

If there was to be a book signing/foraging meet in the midlands and we northerners wanted to come would there be a place to stay or pitch a tent?? :wink:
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